Virgin Atlantic ‘still talking’ with UK government on bailout

Virgin Atlantic ‘still talking’ with UK government on bailout British airline Virgin Atlantic was still talking with the UK government about a bailout package to cope with the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on travel, a company spokesperson has said. It comes as a report claimed that founder Richard Branson was seeking a buyer…

13 killed in Canada shooting rampage, deadliest in 30 years

13 killed in Canada shooting rampage, deadliest in 30 years A man wearing a police uniform went on a shooting rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Sunday, killing 13 people, in the deadliest such attack in the country in 30 years. Officials said the suspected shooter was also dead. A police officer…

US lawyers sue China for trillions of dollars

US lawyers sue China for trillions of dollars Washington: Lawyers in the US have launched a landmark legal action to sue China for trillions of dollars over the coronavirus pandemic, accusing its Communist leaders of negligence for allowing the outbreak to erupt and then covering it up. The class action, which involves thousands of claimants from…

(COVID-19) China gets 130-billion-pound bill from Germany for corona damages

(COVID-19) China gets 130-billion-pound bill from Germany for corona damages London: China is facing a backlash from major European powers after suspicions over its role in the coronavirus pandemic which has caused 1 lakh deaths in Europe. The Express UK reported that that a major German newspaper has put together a 130-billion-pound invoice that Beijing ‘owes’…

Pakistan hopes to defeat Covid19 outbreak

Pak PM’s aide rules out countrywide lockdown, assures of availability of daily items Pakistan on Tuesday expressed the hope that the government, with the cooperation of the people, will soon get be able to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and, to this effect, strict measures are being taken gradually. Special assistant to Prime…

Pakistan hopes to defeat coronavirus pandemic

Pakistan on Tuesday expressed the hope that the government, with the cooperation of the people, will soon get be able to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and, to this effect, strict measures are being taken gradually. Special assistant to Prime Minister on health, Dr Zafar Mirza, said that no countrywide lockdown is being…

Greta Thunberg says she may have coronavirus

Stockholm: Cimate activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that it was “extremely likely” that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to central Europe. “Around ten days ago I started feeling some symptoms… I was feeling tired, had shivers, a sore throat and coughed,” the teenage climate champion said in…

Japan cherry blossom festivals cancelled as virus fears grow

Major cherry blossom festivals in Japan have been canceled due to the deadly new coronavirus, the latest in a growing list of events quashed as the epidemic spreads globally. The traditional spring celebrations in Tokyo and Osaka, which attract millions of people wanting to see the white and pink flowers, will not go ahead as…